Thursday, July 19, 2007

Tony Blair to Become 'Mr. Palestine'?

If he accepts the mission, Mr. Blair will succeed, albeit with expanded powers, to former World Bank president James D. Wolfensohn who resigned after 13 months on the job. Wolfensohn strongly opposed the cut-off of U.S. aid to Palestine after the victory of Hamas in the last election.Mr. Wolfensohn predicted that the sanctions would bring the collapse of the government and create a political vacuum that no State or international organization would be able to fill. Read full story

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